Open Access Mini Review

Extrusion of Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments in Keratoconus; How to Avoid?

Amr Mounir*

Department of Ophthalmology, Sohag University, Egypt

Corresponding Author

Received Date: November 28, 2018;  Published Date: January 22, 2019


Implantation of intrastromal corneal ring segments (ICRS) is an effective and reversible refractive procedure for keratoconus management [1]. the main advantages of ICRS in treatment of keratoconus are safety, reversibility and stability [2,3]. Ring segments extrusion is one of the postoperative complications of ICRS implantation which leads to ring explantation [4].

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